PCS Announces $1MM Saudi Arabia STEM Project
BOISE, Idaho – July 16, 2014 – PCS Edventures!.com, Inc., (PCSV) a leading provider of K-12 programs focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), today announced receiving a contract with T4EDU for STEM development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Under the umbrella of a nationwide STEM initiative, a Math and Science development program, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is developing science centers to inspire students to embrace science and pursue interests in technical careers. The Saudi Science Centers will provide comprehensive professional development for teachers and after-school activities for students that emphasize inquiry and assessment, aligned with world-class standards for science learning.
The USD $1,011,838 eight-month contract with PCS is for the development and delivery of a learning framework to facilitate non-formal, STEM education that links informal STEM education experiences to the formal, classroom experience for students. This contract between T4EDU and PCS is the fourth in a series of contracts related to a national education initiative in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia called the King Abdullah Project for the Development of Public Education (Tatweer).
Robert Grover, PCS CEO, said “We enjoy working with the administrators and educators in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and are pleased to have been awarded this new contract.”
T4EDU is an established subsidiary of the Tatweer Holding Company (THC), a Riyadh-based government-owned company dedicated to education development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and beyond.
About PCS Edventures!
PCS Edventures!.com, Inc. (PCS) designs and delivers educational products and services to the K-16 market that develop 21st century skills. PCS programs emphasize hands-on experiences in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and have been deployed at over 7,000 sites in all 50 United States and 17 foreign countries. Additional information on our STEM products is available at http://www.edventures.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Act of 1934. Actual results could differ materially from such statements.
Investor Contact: Robert Grover, CEO 1-800-429-3110
Investor Relations Website: http://pcsv.global